Walk in Colmar

A walk in the center of Colmar to discover all aspects of this beautiful town in Alsace.

An easy walk to discover one of the most beautiful Alsatian cities with these half-timbered houses and canals.

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Duration: 4 h.

The old customs

The old customs
The main building was completed in 1840.

The district of the tanners

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The district of the tanners

Along the banks of the Lauch

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Along the banks of the Lauch
Nice walk along the shores.

Little Venice

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Little Venice
The area is commonly called “little Venice” with these houses and these channels.

Alsatian house in the center of Colmar

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Alsatian house in the center of Colmar
The center of Colmar is very beautiful and very Alsatian.

House of the heads

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House of the heads
This building built in 1609 owes its name to the large number of heads that adorn the façade. Today, it houses the stock exchange of the wines.

The Issenheim altarpiece

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The Issenheim altarpiece
The Issenheim altarpiece is the jewel of the Unterlinden Museum. The whole room is occupied by these painted panels.

Baking pans in the museum

Baking pans in the museum
The museum displays objects typically Alsatian as these Kougelhopf moulds.

Typical Alsatian room

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Typical Alsatian room
The Museum has several different sections. One of these sections show the life and the Alsatian culture. This is the more interesting part of the Museum.

The former convent in Colmar

The former convent in Colmar
The Unterlinden Museum is located in a magnificent former convent, he was attached to the order of the Dominicans.In 1849 the convent was saved from demolition, the city decided to transform it into a museum.
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